Webcast: The ABC’s of Kids & Ebooks: Understanding the E-Reading Habits of Children Aged 2-13

On January 29 at 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT a free webcast was recorded about how children and parents are reading and buying ebooks.

Registration for this event is over. If you are a member or for more information on how to become a member, you will find the recording in our webcast archives.

The ABC’s of Kids & Ebooks: Understanding the E-Reading Habits of Children Aged 2-13

In a recent nationally representative survey conducted by PlayScience and Digital Book World, it was found that 54% of all children aged 2-to-13 in the U.S. read ebooks. Considering that about a quarter of U.S. adults read ebooks, that’s an astounding fact. With this latest holiday season and the increased ubiquity of e-reading, parents and children are becoming more comfortable with children’s digital content and are becoming voracious consumers of it.

Join Digital Book World and PlayScience in revealing more astounding results and insights from our survey of parents and children on the topic of digital books and e-reading.

Attendees Will Learn

— The size and scope of the children’s digital reading market
— What devices children have access to and use
— Who buys digital content – parents or children?
— How do parents and children discover new digital content and how much do they spend on it?
— Much more about the e-reading habits of children


Dr. J. Alison Bryant, Ph.D., president of PlayScience, a New York-based children’s entertainment and education research company


Jeremy Greenfield, editorial director of Digital Book World

Who Should Attend

— Children’s book publishers
— Children’s book app developers
— Children’s booksellers
— Adult trade publishing executives interested in their future reader

This webcast is a free service of Digital Book World. A recording of the webcast is available to Digital Book World members.

Register today!


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